Pop Quiz: Senior Pet Care

Your four-legged friend’s health care needs change as they age, and you must be prepared to provide the support they deserve. Our Town & Country Animal Hospital PC team knows how much you love your senior pet, and we offer this pop quiz so you can test your knowledge to ensure your aging pet gets [...]

How to Support Your Pet if They Have Cognitive Dysfunction

Growing old is a tough pill to swallow, and the situation can be exceptionally difficult for pets because they do not understand the physical and mental changes they are experiencing. Cognitive dysfunction is a common condition that develops in senior and geriatric pets, and the issue can be difficult to identify, diagnose, and manage. As [...]

Does My Cat Have Arthritis?

Cats are good at hiding pain, and although your feline friend may have arthritis, you likely don’t realize they have this painful condition. Arthritis Joint pain and decreased mobility can negatively impact your cat’s quality of life (QOL). To help you learn to recognize and manage your cat’s arthritis pain, our Town and Country Animal [...]

4 Tips to Assess Your Senior Pet’s Quality of Life

A quality of life (QOL) assessment is important as your pet ages to optimize their comfort and happiness. Senior pets require special care when age-related issues cause health complications, which you must be able to recognize, and understand how they will impact your pet’s QOL. Our Town & Country Animal Hospital team wants to help [...]

7 Senior Pet Warning Signs

Some age-related changes in pets are easy to identify because they are similar to ours, including vision loss, “selective hearing,” frequent naps, and a shuffling gait. Other signs may be less noticeable, or hard to distinguish from normal dog or cat behavior, but may signal a significant change in your pet’s health. Knowing what to [...]

Scientifically Proven: Pets are Good for You

In our pet-centric culture, it’s not surprising that a variety of businesses allow their employees to bring their four-legged best friends to work. Amazon, Google, Bissell, Nestle Purina, and Ticketmaster are leading the pack when it comes to this trend. They believe it results in lower stress levels, higher productivity, and greater retention. Of course, [...]

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